Arts

A Glimmer of Hope

Phillip Arroyo writes about a mural dedicated to Puerto Rico he found in Orlando, and its meaning in the face of injustices.

  • Sep 18, 2018
  • 2:06 pm

East LA (A POEM)

My father told me things/As I came of age

  • Mar 1, 2018
  • 4:17 pm

Juan Rulfo, Rediscovering a Literary Giant

It’s a bit of a mystery why Rulfo remains so unfamiliar in the United States compared with similarly popular Latin American authors who have managed to attract wide followings in English translation.

  • Feb 22, 2018
  • 8:05 am

Sueños: An Art Project for the Movement

“When I dream, I don’t dream of borders or barriers.”

  • Aug 9, 2017
  • 5:02 pm

El Museo del Barrio and the Act of Preserving Memory and a Culture

Created during such a period of civil unrest, El Museo served as a beacon for New York City’s Puerto Rican and African-American communities.

  • Jun 21, 2017
  • 10:01 am

A Futuristic Music for Ecuador: Oliver Getz Rodahl

“The central message of Andean Sky is about being removed from one’s culture for so long that you have forgotten what it is.”

  • Mar 8, 2017
  • 8:01 am

A Sci-Fi Vision of Ecuador: Carlos Villarreal Kwasek

Andean Sky tells the story of an immigrant who returned to his hometown in Ecuador to reconnect with his own culture in the 26th Century.

  • Mar 7, 2017
  • 9:00 am

Tres miradas frente al autoritarismo en el Ecuador: Montalvo, Icaza y Yánez Cossío

El poder político abusivo, prepotente o, simplemente, autoritario, ha sido una preocupación constante, y acaso una obsesión, de nuestra literatura.

  • Jan 9, 2017
  • 8:01 am

Ektor Rivera Talks About His Broadway Debut in ‘On Your Feet!’

…and crashing Quinceañeros!

  • Aug 17, 2016
  • 10:49 am

PJ Sin Suela Estrena su Protesta Musical ‘RePResentando’

No es culpa de ellos (Estados Unidos) es culpa de Puerto Rico, que pensamos que solitos somos demasiado chiquitos y queremos todo fácil cuando hay que protestar y ¡mandar pa’l carajo a la Junta de Control Fiscal!

  • Jul 28, 2016
  • 8:34 am

Helado Negro Unleashes his ‘Private Energy’

Helado Negro’s new single ‘Runaround’ is a robot love song for our troubled world.

  • Jul 27, 2016
  • 10:04 am

‘Qué Lejos Estoy’ (How Far I Am): A Photographic Exploration of Mexican-American Identity (VIDEO)

What happens to the Mexican traditions, identity and the ideologies of one family after three generations of assimilation into American culture? By bringing old photographs to life, the filmmaker attempts to find why things have changed, how traditions were lost and asks what makes him who he is today. As part of the PBS Online Film Festival, filmmaker […]

  • Jul 23, 2016
  • 10:44 am

Exposure Won’t Hit the Direct Deposit

We must stop these self-entitled business strategists from keeping 100 percent of profits earned off our skills, education, experience, efforts, time and kind hearts.

  • Jul 21, 2016
  • 11:56 am

Our Political Portraits in 2D

Politically, what we lose is something we maybe never had: democracy.

  • Jul 18, 2016
  • 7:45 am

Rostros del arte kichwa: Ariruma Kowii y su poesía para construir el futuro

“Para mí, el referente principal es la realidad de mi pueblo, de mi entorno.”

  • Jun 29, 2016
  • 7:00 am

Rostros del arte kichwa: Eriberto Gualinga y sus documentales de la selva

Nos tildan de un pueblo problemático, un pueblo peligroso. Quería mostrar la otra cara de mi pueblo: un pueblo pacífico que reclama derechos.

  • Jun 28, 2016
  • 9:00 am

José (Joshi) Espinosa y su cine experimental: Cinco rostros del arte indígena kichwa (III)

En esta tercera entrega, Brianne Burke y Meghan Tunno entrevistan a José (Joshi) Espinosa, cineasta kichwa de Otavalo.

  • Jun 27, 2016
  • 11:40 am

Ana Cachimuel y la música nativa de Yarina: Cinco rostros del arte indígena kichwa (V)

En esta quinta y última entrega, Nicholas P. Pezzote entrevista a Ana Cachimuel, representante de relaciones públicas del grupo musical Yarina, nombre kichwa que significa recuerdos en español.

  • Jun 27, 2016
  • 10:39 am

Lucila Lema y su poesía de amor a la naturaleza: Cinco rostros del arte indígena kichwa (IV)

En esta cuarta entrega, Colleen Dehais y Benjamin Clabault entrevistan a la poeta Lucila Lema, originaria del pueblo kichwa otavalo, en Ecuador.

  • Jun 27, 2016
  • 9:37 am